Event Details

Cancelled: DYEING NATURAL FABRICS FOR TEXTILE ART - Afternoon

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Nairn Mennonite Church
  • 15

Registration

Instructor: Cecilia Gonzalez

Working with hand-dyed fabrics makes works more personal, because you create our own color palette.  You will dye your own cotton, silk and linen fabrics, or other natural fabrics such as rayon, wool, ramie, bamboo, etc., to use later in your creations. You will learn experiment with gradients of the same color, gradients from one color to another, mixtures and overlapping colors.

 

HALF DAY CLASS—3 hours     
SKILL LEVEL:    All levels / MAX # 15
Kit Fee $35                 No Sewing Machine

 SUPPLY LIST FOR STUDENTS:

  • Plastic gloves
  • Robe or apron

KIT & SUPPLIES PROVIDED

  • Dyes, containers, drop cloths, brushes, etc
  • RTD/PFP White cotton, silk, linen, ramie

Students will have the option to purchase additional silk yardage or silks scarves at $10—$15 each depending on the fabric.

If students prefer to bring some of their own natural fabrics, all fabrics must be washed and clean from all sizing. Do not use fabric softeners or dryer sheets.

Workshops will supply irons and ironing boards

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